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Chinese Motherland or Otherland?

A web postcard designed by @weicombo in Sina Weibo.

A web postcard designed by @weicombo in Sina Weibo.

The micro-blogger explained the meaning of otherland as: You thought it is motherland, in fact it is otherland; this country belongs to foreigners and those whose offsprings are living overseas. You are the stranger of motherland.

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